Hog Park Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

CLOSED FOR WINTER. Open mid-June through September with first-come-first-serve sites and reservable sites. After Labor Day all campsites are first-come-first-serve sites. In October we close the campground gate for the winter.  Reservations may be made as close as 16 days in advance and up to six months in advance thru Recreation.gov at  www.recreation.gov  or toll free at 1-877-444-6777.  This campground is on the southeast shore of Hog Park Reseroir with picnic tables, vault toilets, drinking water, fire grates and trash service. The maximum stay is 16 nights.  A boat ramp and parking area are near the campground. Day hiking and backpacking opportunities are nearby in the Huston Park, Encampment River and Mount Zirkel Wilderness areas.  Across the Reservoir is a day-use picnic area with tables and toilet.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: CLOSED for season. Sites are reservable by using www.recreation.gov.
Operational Hours: Open mid-June through September, weather permitting.
Reservations: Walk-in and reservable sites available. Reservations are made on the www.recreation.gov website or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10 per night per site.
Open Season: mid June - September
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Encampment, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Encampment,take WY 70 west five miles to Forest Road 550 at the Hog Park Reservoir sign. Turn onto Forest Road 550 and drive approximately 16 miles to FR 496. Continue on Forest Road 496 for 1.5 mile to the campground sign. Turn right, cross the dam, and into the campground.

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Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=74169\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites49 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
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